In 2015, Kyle Schwarber hit a monster home run onto the top of the right field scoreboard at Wrigley Field, where it stayed for the remainder of the postseason. Watching the game live, I remember thinking “Dang, he got all of that one.”
But I was wrong.
Schwarber’s blast was huge, but he just got most of that one. If you want to see what it looks like when someone gets all of that one, check out Glenallen Hill hitting a home run out of Wrigley Field and ONTO a rooftop across the street, 22 years ago:
I’m not sure if a baseball can break the sound barrier, but that one had a chance. Hill absolutely crushed that ball into deep left field, and cemented himself into an awesome moment and memory for the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field.
I wish we had Statcast technology back then, because I assume he hit that at 150mph and it went 900 feet, give or take. I’m great at math.